This Saturday, March 31st, my native city L.A. offers a live performance, “All in for the 99%” brought by the misfits at Slake Media. Val Kilmer & some hotly talented writers and rebels will make us touch – flesh to flesh, breath to breath, body to body. Ooh, I better quit it! This is serious. Ahem.
[Latest issue, debuting Saturday]
When: Saturday, March 31, 2012
What? Free and open to the public
Where: 400 S La Brea Ave, LA, CA 90036
RSVP Slake: Los Angeles
Stalk their Website: www.slake.la
From their press release:
“Join Slake, Rebuild the Dream, MoveOn, the SEIU, Russell Simmons and a busload of the best artists to gather under one (large) roof for a day to celebrate and support the 99 percent movement. Art, activism, performance and outreach come together to fan the flames that will overturn Citizens United and lead to meaningful social and political reform.”
11am: To the roof! We’ll be forming a human 99% for an aerial photograph. Be there and be in the 99.
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Slake Program featuring Val Kilmer and Vicci Martinez (The Voice – OMG!)
Val Kilmer as Mark Twain, the OG Occupier.
Natasha Vargas-Cooper (Madmen Unbuttoned, The Awl, The Atlantic, GQ, Salon…)
Erin Aubry Kaplan (Black Talk, Blue Thoughts and Walking the Color Line, Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Essence, Salon…)
Vanessa Carlisle (A Crack In Everything, gorgeous curiosity)
Sam Slovick (Pavement doc series, LA Weekly, Huffington Post, Details, Vibe)
Screening of Occupy LA: Scenes from the New Revolution by Sam Slovick, TakePart and Slake Media
Alex Stevens, Vanessa Carlisle, Elise Whitaker, and journalist Margot Paez discuss Why Occupy?
Singer-songwriter (and The Voice season 1 finalist) Vicci Martinez performs
4:30 Van Jones, Rebuild The Dream